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Full-Day Private Tour of Accra
"This tour will take you some historic sites of the city to places such as the National Museum which has exhibits on some ancient relics from both Ghana and other parts of Africa. You will also see the site of Ghana’s first president and the African of th the WEB Dubois Centre for Pan African Culture and shopping spree to put your negotiation skills to test. You will also see some markets of Accra landmarks fantasy coffins etc."""This tour takes you through some historic sites of the city to places such as the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum which is dedicated to the lasting memory of the African of the last century and other interesting places.title=Highlights&1=Full-day+tour+of+Accra&2=Enjoy+a+comprehensive+tour+of+Ghana%27s+vibrant+capital+city&3=Ideal+for+families+and+solo+travelers&4=Includes+entry+fees%2C+round-trip+hotel+transport+and+the+expertise+of+a+local+guide&5=Receive+personalized+
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Full-Day Private Tour of Accra
"This tour will take you some historic sites of the city to places such as the National Museum which has exhibits on some ancient relics from both Ghana and other parts of Africa. You will also see the site of Ghana’s first president and the African of th the WEB Dubois Centre for Pan African Culture and shopping spree to put your negotiation skills to test. You will also see some markets of Accra landmarks fantasy coffins etc."""This tour takes you through some historic sites of the city to places such as the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum which is dedicated to the lasting memory of the African of the last century and other interesting places.title=Highlights&1=Full-day+tour+of+Accra&2=Enjoy+a+comprehensive+tour+of+Ghana%27s+vibrant+capital+city&3=Ideal+for+families+and+solo+travelers&4=Includes+entry+fees%2C+round-trip+hotel+transport+and+the+expertise+of+a+local+guide&5=Receive+personalized+
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Half-Day Accra City Tour
"This 5 hour tour will commence at the convinience of the client and first visit the Makola Market with its beautiful display of products. Continue to the old suburbs of Accra such as the British Dutch Brazillian and Danish Accras. Following this will be the Kwame Nkrumah Museum and Park to learn about the African of the last century Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and shop at the Art Centre in Accra before retiring the day. This mini tour of Accra will take you to the core of the city to explore places such as the Makola Market which is the largest open market in Accra. Th Dutch Accra as identified by the Ussher Fort Danish Accra as marked by the Christianborg Castle and Brazil Accra in Ga Mashie identified by settlements of Returnee slaves from Brazilfollowing the abolishing of the infamous slave trade. You will visit the Kwame Nkrumah Park to learn about the Great ""
From $130.00

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LE LIVINGSTONE

I had read about this place as being an ex-pat heaven in the middle of an ex-pat area and decided I would go for a beer and maybe eat here. I wish I had not. I pulled up on my motorcycle taxi to see a...
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Aug 15, 2015

LES TROIS MOUSQUETAIRES

I decided I would splurge a little with my money and dine at what my guidebook said was an excellent restaurant. The book told me to make reservations, so I walked there to see the restaurant and...
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Aug 15, 2015

PILI PILI

My guidebook said this was a good restaurant and I must say I had a nice meal. The surroundings are an airy tastefully decorated, open area with some nice ceiling fans. The temperature was exactly...
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Apr 23, 2012

Le Livingstone

Want to find some comfort in Cotonou? Head over to Livingstone's in Haie Vie. Near the airport and Novotel Hotel is a little slice of home in Benin. We only had drinks there but heard the food was...
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Apr 04, 2011

Thai Thanh II

Who would think that Thai would be good in Benin. Yummy. Thai owner. No one speaks much English here so get your pointing finger and smiles out. We had 2 beers, crab fritters, rice, curry chicken for...
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Apr 11, 2010

Royal Garden

Formerly named Indiana... not sure why. Being from Indiana in the U.S., it just seems odd. It was a nice welcome from the heat and hustle and bustle of Cotonou. The owner, from India, was welcoming...
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Apr 11, 2010
 
 
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Fresh Mangos

At the time of my visit the Mangos were just coming into season and the trees were full of almost ripe Mangos. Everywhere I looked the roads were lined with Mango trees, villages were full of Mango...
janiebaxter
Jun 04, 2009

Cassava

Cassava is a root vegetable, similar to a yam that is grown and eaten widely in Africa. It has a high starch content but unfortunately no protein value, and forms around 30% of poorer people’s diets...
janiebaxter
Jun 03, 2009

Freshly Baked Bread

Most of the bread in Benin is the French style bread which is extremely popular everywhere and widely available.On the route between Dassa Zoume and Natitingou we passed a small roadside village where...
janiebaxter
Jun 02, 2009

Cashew Nuts

Cashew Nuts grow wild in Benin on the trees along the roadside. My trip was in March and we had missed the main season but could still find a few cashews on the trees. Benin produces a very small...
janiebaxter
Jun 01, 2009

Roadside Cafes

On our journey from Cotonou to the North of Benin we passed a few small roadside cafes where women were cooking food for passers by along the main road. We stopped at one of them so my driver and...
janiebaxter
Jun 01, 2009

Anyone fancy Rat?

Agouti is the common name in Benin and nearby countries for a large grasscutter rat that is often eaten. These are widespread in the wild and live in woods, fields and farms throughout the country....
janiebaxter
May 31, 2009

Costs of Food

I ate dinner in hotels and lunch in restaurants - all were better class places and I had excelent food. Some of the best places I ate were the Songhai centre in Porto Novo where all the food is grown...
janiebaxter
May 18, 2008

Lots of Fresh Food

The food in Benin is excellent. I was very surprised at the quality of the food in the hotels and restaurants and the quantity of fresh food available everywhere I travelled. The climate in the South,...
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May 04, 2008

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